Afghanistan: A new reality
|Date||1 Sep 2021|
|Time||2:00 pm — 3:00 pm BST |9:00 am—10:00 am EDT|
Dragonfly is hosting a webinar titled ‘Afghanistan: A new reality’ on Wednesday, 1 September, at 1400hrs BST.
Dragonfly will look at the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and discuss the profound security and geostrategic implications that are likely to affect businesses and international organisations operating in the region and beyond.
The Taliban faces major challenges to consolidate its control of Afghanistan, and foreign terrorist organisations are likely to see the instability as an opportunity to deepen and re-build their networks. The Taliban’s ideology and stance on women’s rights and education appear to have changed very little, even if it has become better at making it appear more moderate.
Besides a probable increase in terrorism threat in the country and beyond, there is little doubt that China, building upon its established relationship with the Taliban, will become a more influential player both in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Places are limited and preference will be given to Dragonfly clients.
Join the panel of Guardian journalists as they discuss Afghanistan’s future and analyse the latest developments in this fast-moving story. With shocking speed, a resurgent Taliban have taken control of large parts of Afghanistan and are expected to proclaim a new Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the coming days. The…